2006 Sonoma County Zinfandel

  Russian River Valley Zinfandel, Tanya's Vineyard
  Alexander Valley Zinfandel, Kuimelis Vineyard
16%   Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel, Gold Mine Ranch
6%   Sonoma Valley Zinfandel, Rossi Ranch
14%   Dry Creek Valley Petite Sirah
  Russian River Valley Alicante Bouschet, Montafi Ranch

pH: 3.90
T.A.: 0.60 g/100mL
Alcohol: 14.9%
Cases Produced: 857

With so many components available, coming up with the final blend proved more challenging than usual. Surprisingly, in the end, the “kitchen sink” blend was our favorite, producing a zinfandel that rivals our vineyard designates in quality. We honestly believe that you would be hard pressed to find a better zinfandel for the money. If you do, please let us know! Bottled unfined and unfiltered.

Tasting Note: Dark ruby-purple. Red fruits (raspberries, cherries, and plums) are mixed with suggestions of chocolate and loamy earth. On the palate, full bodied with a mouth-counting richness that belies the acidity and tannin. Optimum enjoyment should be between late 2008 and 2014. (MRO – 3/1/08)

Suggested Retail: $20 - Sold Out
Release Date: Spring 2008




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